In the cultural mixing pot that is Hong Kong, there are new exciting dining and drinking concepts popping up all the time, from innovative fine dining to internationally known restaurants coming to the city for the first time, as well as locally-born exploratory fusion. Among these, you can find some of the best restaurants and best bars that Hong Kong has to offer. Stay on top of the need-to-knows of the dining scene with our new restaurant and bar opening guide.

ChaoTianMen Hot Pot — Central

Spicy hotpot has always been very popular in Hong Kong. Now, a renowned chain from Chongqing, the “capital” of spicy hotpot, has arrived in LKF. ChaoTianMen Hot Pot brings its legendary Chongqing flavors to the city, featuring creative toppings like pigeon liver and fresh duck blood. Plus, you can book a VIP room with karaoke for a fun night out with friends!

Type: Chinese Hot Pot
Price Range: $$$$
Location: UG/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’aguilar Street, Central
Contact: Website | Instagram | +852 9833 0177

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GlowBall Central

glowball central
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Hong Kong is out to prove that ball pits are not just for kids with the launch of the city’s first ball pit cocktail bar, GlowBall. Spanning 700-sqft, it features more than 750,000 balls that you can jump into. The bar will open for the next six months, featuring LED lights, thumping music, and a guest DJ on weekends. Tickets for 60- or 90-minute sessions are available on Eventbrite, so be sure to book in advance as walk-in slots are limited!

Type: Cocktail bar with ball pit
Price Range: $$
Location: 2/F, Hilltop Plaza, 49 Hollywood Road, Central
Contact: Website | Instagram | +852 9447 6267

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NADAGOGO — Wan Chai

NADAGOGO — Wan Chai
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The latest addition to Wan Chai’s Ship Street is Nadagogo, a modern izakaya that has just soft opened on May 27. Specializing in Hakata-style yakitori, robatayaki, and washoku, this izakaya features a diverse selection of sake, highballs, and draught beer to pair with the food. Head to their open-air al fresco area to enjoy the buzzing atmosphere of Ship Street!

Type: Japanese Izakaya
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: Shop 4, G/F, 18 Ship Street, Wan Chai
Contact: Instagram | Facebook | +852 5968 0586, +852 5394 3684 (Whatsapp)

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NIKUSA — Causeway Bay

NIKUSA — Causeway Bay
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Unlimited Wagyu? Yes! Head to NIKUSA in Causeway Bay, this new hotspot offers all-you-can-eat sukiyaki with five menu levels, starting at just HK$228 per person. Indulge in supreme Yamagata Zao Wagyu, with the top menu even featuring unlimited A5 Miyagi-ken Sendai-shi Wagyu. With free-flow dessert and a secret-recipe sukiyaki sauce by Michelin-starred chef Teruhiko Nagamoto, this is your new go-to for an epic feast.

Type: All-you-can-eat Japanese sukiyaki
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: 8/F, Soundwill Plaza II – Midtown, 1 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay
Contact: Instagram | Facebook | +852 3996 9844

Nine One by Samaira Kavatkar — Tsim Sha Tsui East

Nine One by Samaira Kavatkar — Tsim Sha Tsui East
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Nine One is the hottest new Indian spot in town! Helmed by self-taught chef Samaira Kavatkar, this restaurant celebrates the rich history and cultural heritage of India,  serves up diverse and colourful dishes like East Indian Chicken Khuddi, Lamb Potato Chop, and Fish Kujit in Banana Leaf. With a name inspired by India’s dial code, Nine One brings a fresh, energetic twist to traditional Indian cuisine. Save room for the indulgent desserts like Aamrakhand and Saffron-infused Cantaloupe Rabdi!

Type: Indian
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: Shop G80-G85, G/F, Tsim Sha Tsui Centre, 66 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Instagram | Facebook | +852 3741 2990

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Peking Hotpot — Central

Peking Hotpot — Central
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Central has welcomed two Chinese hot pots this month, and you can find Beijing’s one Michelin-starred Peking Hotpot on Stanley Street. Indulge in hotpot served in gorgeous copper pots with premium ingredients like 180-day grass-fed lamb from Inner Mongolia and spice it up with Mongolian wild onion and peppercorn sauce. Plus, enjoy Peking opera performances while you dine! 

Type: Chinese Hot Pot
Price Range: $$-$$$
Location: 1/F, Peter Building, 13-17 Stanley Street, Central
Contact: Website | +852 3611 1366

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S.E.A. Eatery — Quarry Bay

S.E.A. Eatery — Quarry Bay
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Summer has officially arrived, and we can’t help but crave the flavours of Southeast Asian cuisine. S.E.A. Eatery in Quarry Bay has you covered! This hip restaurant serves up street food-inspired dishes from Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, and Indonesia. Feast on Thai-style braised pork leg, Cambodian chicken amok, and more. Wrap it up with lemongrass panna cotta or a Tom Yum cocktail.

Type: South East Asian
Price Range: $$
Location: Shop G1014-G1015, G/F, Yiu Sing Mansion, 14 Taikoo Shing Road, Tai Koo
Contact:Instagram | Facebook | +852 2529 3833

Vesu Pizza Bar — Tsim Sha Tsui

Atop One Peking, Vesu Pizza Bar might be the pizzeria with the best view in Hong Kong. This hot new spot on the 30th floor serves up mouthwatering Neapolitan pies, featuring unique creations like “I’ll Be Bok” with bok choy cream and crispy pork mince. Sip on innovative cocktails in a chic, sky-high venue perfect for late-night fun.

Type: Italian Pizza
Price Range: $$
Location: 30/F, One Peking, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Contact: Website | Instagram | Facebook | +852 3427 2018

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